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I’m guessing this happened after migrating to a new hard drive.

Try this:

If you don’t have the windows 10 install cd:

  1. Download the Windows 10 installation files.
  2. Create a Windows 10 bootable media.
  3. Boot your computer with the bootable media.
  4. Click the Repair your computer
  5. Click Troubleshoot. Then click Advanced Options. Then click Command Prompt
  6. Type the following commands to fix the mbr:
  • Bootrec /fixMbr  (This will attempt to fix the master boot record)
  • Bootrec /fixBoot
  • Bootrec /ScanOS (This
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Thursday September 20, 2018 10:23

Outlook 2016 Signature window will not open

I’ve had this issue where the signature options just don’t open in Outlook 2016.  What turned out was that there was two versions of outlook installed on the machine.

So click on the window button and scroll down the apps and look and see if there’s dual apps of every office application.   for outlook just uninstall the one you’re not using.

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Monday September 17, 2018 10:15

How to search linux files for text

grep -Ril “text you want to search here” .

The . is the current directory… you can change it to whatever you want… 

-R is for recursive search,  I.e subfolders (Remove if you only need the files in a specific folder)
-l  is so it spits out just the filenames containing the phrase.
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Just follow this link.

put in your phone number and they’ll call you back within a few minutes.

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Tuesday August 14, 2018 14:36

How to cancel your Blue Apron account

It’s really annoying they don’t have it listed on the web site. Here you go: the rest

In the login screen of Windows 10, click the shutoff button,  the options will pop up.  In this case while holding the shift key on the keyboard click on restart option.

Now when it restart, I would suggest selecting option #5 which is safe mode with network support.

Do be able to uninstall most programs you would need to enable windows installer.  Safe MSI app lets you easily do it.

If you have Mcafee Antivirus I suggest you uninstall it, … Read the rest

Download the new Adobe application Manager:

Now the weird part is that you need to launch the old one (Or just check for updates from one of the suite’s applications)

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I was trying to install CrashPlan for a specific user so I could backup a network mapped drive, this sucked I think at least 10 hours of my life to figure this out:

1. Open ‘Local security Policy’ by running ‘Secpol.msc’ in the command line.

2. Go to – Local Policies -> Security Options.

3. On the right side scroll down to ‘User Account Control: run all Administrators in admin approval mode’.

4. Change the setting to ‘Disabled’.  (YES DISABLED!!!)… Read the rest

Run this in command prompt (Make sure you run with administrator rights)

netsh int ip reset

Restart the computer.

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